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Connecting The Past To The Present: The Tiger Tales Oral Histories Digital Exhibit, H. Andrew Tincknell, Brian Gribben Oct 2023

Connecting The Past To The Present: The Tiger Tales Oral Histories Digital Exhibit, H. Andrew Tincknell, Brian Gribben

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

The Tiger Tales Oral History Digital Exhibit began in 2018 as an effort to promote Forsyth Library’s self-service video studio and Special Collections. The project is a marriage of the creative technologies of the library’s Learning Commons Media Lab paired with images from its archives to capture the stories of Tiger alumni, students, faculty, and staff spanning generations about their time at Fort Hays State. Forsyth’s Outreach Team adds their talents to the project recruiting interview subjects, often in collaboration with the FHSU Foundation and Alumni Office. Over its five-year history, these connections have served to gather first-hand stories from …


Toward Ethical And Inclusive Descriptive Practices, Shira Peltzman, Kelly Besser Dec 2022

Toward Ethical And Inclusive Descriptive Practices, Shira Peltzman, Kelly Besser

Journal of Critical Digital Librarianship

This case study describes the context which galvanized our Collection Management unit at UCLA Library Special Collections to collectively craft a descriptive practices statement within a study group focused on an anti-oppressive approach to discovery and access. This paper discusses the planning and design of the study group, our direct engagement at meetings, collaborative iteration, and liberatory pedagogical strategies that enabled the statement’s publication, and its impact within our department, library, and beyond. This work speaks to radical descriptive change and provides a potential path for the development of ethical and inclusive descriptive practices at other institutions.


Lacuny Archives And Special Collections Roundtable, April 2015, Lacuny Apr 2015

Lacuny Archives And Special Collections Roundtable, April 2015, Lacuny

Meeting Minutes

No abstract provided.


Metastatic Metadata: Transferring Digital Skills And Digital Comfort At Umass Amherst, Jeremy Smith, Robert Cox, Danielle Kovacs, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Aaron Rubinstein Jan 2013

Metastatic Metadata: Transferring Digital Skills And Digital Comfort At Umass Amherst, Jeremy Smith, Robert Cox, Danielle Kovacs, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Aaron Rubinstein

University Libraries Publication Series

Discusses efforts by the Digital Strategies Group and Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to enlist all library staff to create metadata for a group of historical photographs from the University archive.